Chapter 6-E: Housing
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211 Maryland: Housing
Dial 211; 1-800-492-0618 toll free throughout Maryland; TTY: dial Maryland Relay 711
Experienced staff members help callers explore their problems and connects them of the public, nonprofit and private community resources that can help with their situation. This service is free and confidential. Callers may remain anonymous. Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Baltimore County Commission on Disabilities
6401 York Road., 2nd Floor
Baltimore, Maryland 21212
410-887-3580; TTY: 410-887-2799 or dial Maryland Relay 711
Publications and information on many topics including financial assistance for modifying rental units, on homeownership, for both property managers, landlords and people with disabilities.
Baltimore County Department of Aging - Housing Options for Seniors
Call Baltimore County Department of Aging's Maryland Access Point (MAP)
Find information about senior apartments, retirement communities, nursing homes, assisted living facilities, or other housing options, including listings of facilities in Baltimore County.
Baltimore County Department of Social Services - Housing Office
Drumcastle Government Center
6401 York Road
Baltimore, Maryland 21212
410-853-3000; TTY: call Maryland Relay 711
Administers federal and state rent subsidy programs, and provides housing counseling and information and referral services for low-income persons in Baltimore County. The Housing Choice Voucher Program, formerly known as Section 8, helps families pay their rent. This rent subsidy programs have a waiting list. Applications may be requested by telephone.
Baltimore County Division on Neighborhood Improvement - Housing Opportunities Program
105 West Chesapeake Avenue
Funds community-based agencies to provide homeownership education for first time homebuyers. Provides loans [PDF] (opens in new window) to first time homebuyers and for the rehabilitation of owner occupied or rental housing in Baltimore County.
Community Assistance Network
7900 East Baltimore Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21224
Weatherization, fuel fund, eviction prevention, homeless services, housing counseling, and emergency food assistance.
Home Owners Preserving Equity ( Maryland HOPE Initiative )
Maryland HOPE Hotline 1-877-462-7555
Resources that may be available to assist both homeowners and renters facing foreclosure. This site includes information to help you understand the foreclosure process and the options that may be available to you.